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"Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde"
(1920) is considered the first great American horror film. It is included
in our program to illustrate the contributions to the Motion Pictures industry
of two of our stars - director John S. Robertson and actress Martha Mansfield.
The film is based on the famous
novel by Robert Louis Stevenson.
John S. Robertson Produced by
Adolph Zukor, Jesse Lasky Written by
Thomas Russell Sullivan, Clara Beranger Based on
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll
and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson Starring
John Barrymore, Martha Mansfield,
Brandon Hurst, Nita Naldi Cinematography
Roy F. Overbaugh Distributed by
Famous Players-Lasky Corporation, Paramount Pictures Release date
March 18, 1920 Running time
77 minutes Country
United States Language
Silent film, English intertitles
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